Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission

Spicy Beef Salsa Burger

Source:   |  Category: Entree, Ground Flaxseed

These burgers get a healthy kick from ground flax


  • 2 lbs (1 kg) lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) oat
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) minced onion
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) salsa
s (1 kg) lean ground beef1/2 cup ground flaxseed1/2 cup oat1/2 cup minced onion1 egg, beaten1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce1 tsp black pepper1 clove garlic1/2 cup salsa


  1. In a large bowl, combine beef, ground flaxseed, oats, minced onion, egg, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, garlic, and salsa. Mix well.
  2. Form eight (5-oz/140 g) patties and set them aside on a baking sheet. Heat grill to medium-high heat (medium if using an indoor griddle or frying pan). Place beef patties on the grill or frying pan and cook for five minutes on each side or until done.

Yield: 8 patties

Serving Size: 1 patty (5-oz/140 g). Each patty contains 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of flax.